EVENT BLOG

Phoenix Art Workshop’s 5 annual 2014, Grand Prix of Art was a huge success on Saturday September 20th with sunny skies and 205 enthusiastic artists spread out in 38 painting location stretching from Garry Point Park to our home base, Britannia Heritage Shipyards.  With only 3 hours to paint artist returned to Britannia Heritage Shipyards, paintings in hand to present their work for display and adjudication.

The paintings will be on display until Sunday September 28th from 10am- 5pm.

This year for the first time the event added a photographic element,

Challenging photographers to capture the event in a photo essay competition.

19 Photographers competed, submitting 5 press photos (unedited) that best represented the spirit of the 2014 Grand Prix of Art.

 

Phoenix Art Workshop, would like to thank our 60+ volunteers, musicians and Judges, our Key partners the City of Richmond and the Richmond Artist Guild, our location partners in Stevenson Village , and our community partners including Coast Capital Savings,  the Richmond News,  Community Arts Council of Richmond, Bean and Beyond Café,  The Steveston Insider,  International Pacific Sales,  Steveston Rotary Club,  Remax,.

 

Youth Awards

Gert Young Richmond Artist Guild 1st place: Iris Lee

2nd place, Sponsored by Timothy’s Frozen Yogurt: Melody Chen

3rd Place, Sponsored by Timthy’s Frozen Yogurt : Joshua Chen

 

Honorable Mentions

Pebeo Canada  Larry Tillyer

Pebeo Canada  Alexandra Kuypers

 

Adult Awards

1st Place Sponsored by Community Arts Council of Richmond : John Hoffman

2nd Place Sponsored by Coast Capital Savings : Dan Gray

3rd Place Sponsored by Vancouver Whale Watch:  james Koll

 

Beau Photo Essay Award for 5 best photo in a series will be announced in the Richmond News Wednesday September 24th

People Choice Award Sponsored by Coast Capital Savings to be announces September 28th at 3:00pm

Beau Photo Best Photo Award and runnerups will be announced September 28th at 3pm at Britannia Heritage Shipyards

 

 

For more information please contact Mark Glavina

www.grandprixofart.com

Phoenix Art Workshop ~ 3891 Chatham St Richmond BC, V7E 2Z7 604-448-1860

 

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